Guest:  Sara Wachter-Boettcher,  a web consultant who works on designing things for people to use – and has just written a book about how that process so often goes so horribly off-track. It’s called Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and other Threats of Toxic Tech. Like this? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts , or paste our feed link into any … Continued

America’s anti-trust laws were created after cutting-edge technologies, like rail travel, created natural monopolies. Are they up to dealing with today’s tech giants? Guest:  Lina Khan, director of Legal Policy at Open Markets Institute. Author of this sprawling article on what Amazon’s actual business practices tell us about about the state of antitrust law. Like … Continued

Two weeks after Charlottesville, the national conversation about extremism flipped 180 degrees, from “what do we do about white supremacist groups?” to “what do we do about antifa?” So, how did it happen? We take you inside the chat rooms where right-wing extremist groups planned their image-management strategy before protests in Charlottesville, VA; then into … Continued

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